Using Technological Solutions to Drive Revenue

Case Study: The Zehneria Portico Kenya is largely viewed as a leisure destination. However, as Kenya takes on the new identity of being East Africa’s economic hub, it is continually molding into a business destination. Additionally, Kenya is globally getting recognized as the African New Technologies hub, therefore bolstering the country as a leader towards the growth of business travel. So where do the Kenyan hotels fit into this new image that the Kenyan government is propelling? Moreover, how can hotel managers attract the current e-generation where virtual world supersedes…

HOSPITALITY WINDFALL FROM OPEN SKY POLICY

By Hasnain Noorani Opening up Kenyan skies could be a major boost to tourism in Kenya and may offer the hospitality sector the much-needed silver lining to pull up international arrival and domestic numbers. Juicier is the projection of a 25 percent fall in cost of air fares when the Open Sky policy is fully implemented making air travel more affordable to our clientele. Driving down prices means that more people will travel and would have more options in terms of both airline and itinerary to boost their experience. It…

Kwese Partners with Safaricom to provide world cup streaming services

By Nemuel Ondima Pay TV station Kwese  and safaricom have patnered to  launch a football streaming data bundles dubbed Giga Football Passes that will enable its customers stream live world cup matches on their mobile devices. This was aided through a pact signed by Kwese Iflix CEO Mayor Patel and Safaricom HOD consumer products and services Mr Franklin Ocharo at a colorful event at The Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre in Westlands Nairobi.

All roads now lead to Gramo Suites Executive Apartments in Kileleshwa

By Erick Ludeya Anyone driving or walking along Durham road off Gichugu road in Nairobi’s Kileleshwa estate will, by default, be attracted to one of the most amazing and eye catching property in the leafy suburb. The Gramo Suites executive apartments have not only become the talk of town but now increasingly becoming the ultimate target for a good number of the City residents. Gramo Suites is located in a serene and quite environment, the apartments have been built to unique standards. According to one of the Directors, Mr. Amos…

Where to go for a road trip this Madaraka weekend

Nothing gets Kenyans more excited than a long weekend from work and all the hustles of life; and this Madaraka Weekend is just one of those. As we celebrate 55 years of internal self-rule, there is no better way than taking a road trip to a destination you haven’t been to before. It is the best way to Tembea Kenya and appreciate some of the greatest sceneries that our beautiful country has to offer. Here are some road tripping ideas for this weekend.   Explore the Wild-West Though western Kenya…

Kenyan chef courts social media to bolster culinary career

The transformative impact of social media continues to be felt as corporates, governments and personalities court technology to communicate and grow businesses. Kenya has been a trailblazer with the hospitality industry being one of the biggest beneficiaries. Chef Raphael, a Kenyan celebrity chef, has been using social media to share his joy of cooking with the rest of the world. The Kenyan had his first taste of the food industry when he began working in his father’s restaurant after finishing high school. Raphael explained how he turned his passion into…